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Why DoTerra?

 

When you choose doTERRA, you are picking essential oils gently and thoroughly distilled from plants that have actually been patiently gathered at the ideal moment by knowledgeable growers from all over the world for perfect extract structure and efficacy.

Each doTERRA essential oil is also thoroughly and thoroughly evaluated using the stringent CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade ® quality protocol. Experienced essential oil users will right away recognize the remarkable quality requirement for naturally safe, purely reliable therapeutic-grade doTERRA essential oils.

While there is a science to the distillation of essential oils, it is also an art. Distillers not just depend on years of experience, they also employ modern-day technologies and methods.

The most typical approach of extracting essential oils is a low-heat steam distillation process. In this process, pressurized steam is flowed through plant product. The essential oils are freed from the plant and carried away by the steam. When the steam cools, the water and oils naturally separate and the oil is collected. To guarantee the highest quality oil extract with the right chemical structure, the temperature level and pressure need to be carefully monitored. Insufficient heat or pressure and the oil will not release; too much, and the oil’s structure and strength will be impacted.

Steam Distillation

Steam distillation is the most common method to extract aromatic substances (essential oil) from a plant. During the steam distillation process, steam goes through the plant material. The combination of heated steam and mild pressure causes the essential oil to be released from tiny protective sacs. As the vapor mix streams through a condenser and cools, it yields a layer of oil and a layer of water. The essential oil rises to the top and is separated from the hydrosol (floral water) and gathered.

Some have actually asked about the distinction between very first distillations in contrast to complete distillations. The temperature level for steam distilling is usually in between 140– 212 degrees Fahrenheit. Because different plants need different pressures, times, and temperatures, utilizing this particular distillation technique makes it possible to adjust the temperature based upon the plant type, making it a very effective and precise method to obtain the purest compounds.

Expression

Unlike steam distillation, expression, sometimes referred to as “cold pressed,” does not include heat. In this procedure, oil is extracted from the product under mechanical pressure. doTERRA uses expression to draw out all its citrus oils, such as Wild Orange, Lemon, Lime, Bergamot, and Grapefruit, from the rind.

Correct distillation needs a factor to consider for the uniqueness of pressure, temperature level, time, and collecting practices, each of which might be as varied as the plants themselves. A poor distillation process can modify or ruin the required aromatic substances that make up the essential oil, leaving a substance far various from the desired goal and something that would not be used to support health and wellness. For this factor, the very best distillation craftsmens commit their efforts and work to only a few choose plants. This focused effort establishes proper knowledge and experience, helping ensure congruency in between the oil chemistry of the plant and its distilled form.